purchasing commodity manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Career Focus

SENIOR SOURCING PROFESSIONAL Over fifteen (15) years of progressive experience within supply chain management ranging from capital equipment, component parts, construction, indirect services and strategic insourcing or outsourcing strategies. Proven ability to lead cross functional teams, negotiate contracts, develop long term commodity strategies, utilize e-sourcing tools, manage working capital, complete cost analysis and source from low cost countries.

Summary of Skills
  • Program & Project Management
  • Global Strategic Sourcing
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Customer Relations Specialist
  • Cost Management

  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Process Improvement
  • Multi-unit Operations Management
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SAP/CRM & Oracle
  • Created critical KPI's to track and improve on-time delivery, customer issues and suppliers corrective actions statistics.
  • Increased revenue by $42M in the first year by leading development of new technology storage and server line.
  • Established a new set of company-wide first-production review procedures, which resulted in releasing products into manufacturing on-time and meets cost objectives.
  • Led electrical, software, mechanical engineering design teams in 8 multi-million dollar projects that spanned over 3 years .
  • Cut inventory by more than half and improved on-time delivery to 98% by improving vendor manage inventory program.
  • Recruited and developed employees from staff to management level in three departments
  • Saved up to $25M annually through advanced contract negotiations for direct and indirect materials.
Professional Experience
05/2012 to Current
Purchasing Commodity Manager Levy Restaurants, Inc. Las Vegas, NV,

Reported to the Director of Strategic Sourcing, manage the direction of global strategic sourcing event methodology and processes implementation for $125M spend for indirect and direct materials. Identified sourcing initiatives by analyzing spend and prioritizing based on impact and risk.

  • Managed e-auction for energy supplier for gas and electric. Achieved $350,000 per year and 4% reduction heat rate reduction agreement.
  • Strategically sourced and selected global supplier for steel, and aluminum with $18M spend. Improved TCO and achieved savings of $2.2M.
  • Achieved $1.5M in saving opportunities for multi functional devices and network printing through strategically sourcing and supplier consolidation.
  • Managed a project budget of $7.6M in capital improvement for Canada facility.
04/2010 to 05/2012
Business Commodity Manager (Contractor) Anheuser-Busch Inbev Perry, OK,

Manage and directed sourcing projects for global IT department with annual spend of $141M in IT related hardware,software and management services. Map vendor spend, performance, and relationships to long-term IT technology roadmap.

  • Strategic sourcing Microsoft, SAP, Data Center HW refresh projects that achieved savings $13M.
  • Managed the RFP process for sourcing and selecting qualified suppliers for global hardware and management services. Resulted in supplier consolidation and $5M in project savings.
05/2009 to 04/2010
Senior Category Manager (Contractor) Anheuser-Busch Inbev Portsmouth, NH,

Managed and implemented sourcing strategies, project manager and contract negotiations activities for rail transportation/ inspection, maintenance repair for pumps, turbines, compressors, boilers, consulting services, light construction activities with an annually commodity spend of $300M.

  • Strategies sourced, consolidate and selected Engineering Procurement Construction suppliers for the $22.1M new power generator installation and construction projected. Estimated project completion time in 2012 with a projected saving of $2.6M
06/2007 to 05/2009
Senior Purchasing Manager Anheuser-Busch Inbev Windsor, CO,

Manage team of 4 procurement professionals and instituted procurement requirements for indirect materials and outsourcing services with annual spend of $40M.

  • Lead sourcing team activities to selected key suppliers for the construction of the new data center. Resulting in construction project completed two weeks ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Led contract renegotiations and supplier consolidation for Marketing, IT, Facilities, Engineering,Travel, and Human Resources. Resluting in annual savings of $3M.
2005 to 06/2007
Supply Chain Manager Coldwatt Inc (Acquired By Flextronics) City, STATE,

Managed all supply chain activities, outsourcing PCB and PCBA manufacturing, product development and system integrations for startup power supply company. Sourced semiconductors, electromagnetic components and sheet metal fabrication in China, Mexico and India.

  • Developed and managed annual materials and capital equipment budgets for Austin, Texas and India design centers.
  • Monitored project schedules and budgets for 9 new projects that had the potential to boosted revenue by $22M in first year of production..
01/2003 to 2005
Supply Chain Manager Rackable Systems (Acquired By SGI) City, STATE,

Managed staff of (4) direct reports and directed all supply chain, manufacturing(in house and outsourced), and engineering services, for tier one rack-mount IT server, storage and software public company with annual revenues of $ 250M with $50M spend.

  • Achieved savings of1.2M and grew product revenues by negotiating long term contracts with key materials suppliers.
  • Directed company supplier quality audits and certification events for continuous improvement of manufacturing to reduce cost, vendor manage inventory level liability and production schedule.
02/1997 to 2003
Supply Chain Manager BeamReach Networks City, STATE,

Managed department of 3 direct reports, directed purchasing, materials planning, outsourcing manufacturing, facilities, new products introduction, and inventory and warehouse functions for this startup company in wireless communication.

  • Prepare materials and manufacturing costs and departments budgets with full P&L responsibility.
  • Instituted a Volume Purchasing Contract with key commodities suppliers' with savings over $550K over a 2-year period.
  • Managed and implemented an outsourced manufacturing model with an outsourced workforce, build-to-order production process scalable to $150M per year.
Professional Courses and Certifications
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Public Administration
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
Expected in to to
Certification: Purchasing and Inventory Management
- Sunnyvale, CA

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  • San Jose State University

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  • Purchasing Commodity Manager
  • Business Commodity Manager (Contractor)
  • Senior Category Manager (Contractor)
  • Senior Purchasing Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certification

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